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Via Sant'oliva 26, 90144 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Politeama)
+39 091 324543
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Ranked #16 of 1,160 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $54
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Fusion
Neighborhood: Politeama
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Only had two courses as they were huge, but both were really nice, particularly the tuna with nuts for the main, thick tuna steak seared on the outside but pink in the centre. No problems for me with the service, both of the staff were very attentive. Really nice, and not too expensive, particularly given the size of the meal!

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Toronto
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43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We waited 75 minutes for our first course to arrive...did not put us in a good mood. The food is fresh and simply prepared with excellent fish courses. Restaurant should stagger its reservations. Come early or late, not at 8:30.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Well...here we go! Me and my girlfriend visited last Saturday being the 20th of September and had an amazing meal, with a Little help from the locals on what to eat. So we decided to return on our last night for the best in my opinion on what Palermo restaurants had to offer. To start we had that little extra,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Excellent meal. +/- 100 Euro for 2 people (including a good bottle of wine and some grappa's). But: more than worth it. And the chef was not there, it was the sous-chef: a young lady. Super done. And we talked the whole evening with her father, the host. Splendid evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

When we were there, the chef was on holiday. But the sous-chef, the owners daughter, did a wonderful job. I had a pasta with a tomatosause, eggplant and cacciovallo cheese to start. Then I had a tuna steak with nuts. Both courses were brilliant. The service was excellent and kinda funny.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great jazzy atmosphere, very friendly staff and perfect food. A must in Palermo. Portions are large, and starters as well as prosecco were offered by the chef. The bill was surprisingly light compared to the overal food & service. Definitely a place to visit when you are in Palermo. Do not expect a large sign indicating the restaurant, the entrance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This cosy but stylish restaurant is a must try if you are in palermo. The decor is jazz inspired with jazz and classic music playing in the background. Staff are attentive but never overbearing. You get an aperitif and small dish to start for free which is a lovely surprise. I had the sirloin capraccio with two patties of melted... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The restaurant is not very big, but we don't like the huge restaurants. The place has many photos of jazz performer on the wall and the music is rigorously jazz that provides a nice atmosphere. The owner is very kind and explains all the dishes and food. There were some food out of the menu that we decided to take.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

A quiet authentic place near our hotel. Not far from the main shopping district. Greeted and seated by owner. A very cozy and charming experience. The proseco was a nice treat and the entre's were so very fresh and some of the best in Palermo. Very reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

I think this is one of best restaurant we have in Palermo ( i'm from Palermo ) if you are tourist and i want try sicilian food ... You have to try this restaurant ... The food is amazing ... Great fish ..... You can t leave Palermo without to know this place .... Sorry i forget The sweet are... More 

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Address: Via Sant'oliva 26, 90144 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 091 324543
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Politeama
Average Prices: USD 34 - 54
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Fusion

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